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Hi folk,i decided to pop up and check the site out for a few hours last night and although it was a little breezy the skies cleared nicely from 10 o'clock.I met up with Phil and also met Mike,

Dave & Pat..

Pat got his 10 "Dob setup and we enjoyed good views of M44 & M13 with his 16 mm nagler,jupiter & mars where bopping around alot and we got a peek of saturn before i left for home.

All in all it was well worth the trip and great to meet some new faces.

The skies were better than i expected and on a calm clear nite it would be a great place to stargaze,good find Jules!

Look forward to any future events.

Clear skies.


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I plan to arrive about mid day on the friday, and i think Marki will be getting there about same sort of time, if he can make this event. Not sure what time other people will arrive

Hi Guys, it seems a small mistake has been made on setting this up, when i first looked at this date i thought we would have a small moon present through most of the night, but having checked again on

Im not promising no light pollution, have already said there will be some, but should be better than most of our backyards and is just a social gathering

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Nice pics Mike, at least you got a scope set up, not beating myself up over this, just selling all my gear and giving astro up  :grin:

seriously, i will be going back, will hire a pod and take the Mak for a planet fest

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